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Sustainability Success Stories.


ChargeNet NZ finalist story

1 Nov 2016

ChargeNet NZ’s primary goal is to promote and accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is a market leader in electric vehicle infrastructure, installing a nationwide network of DC fast charging stations.


Air New Zealand finalist story

1 Nov 2016

In September 2015, Air New Zealand launched a sustainability framework that outlined the airline’s commitment to supercharge New Zealand’s success socially, economically and environmentally.



1 Nov 2016

GHD has repurposed and restored an old motorway off-ramp in central Auckland into a vibrant urban space. One kilometre of infrastructure in the Central Motorway Junction has been transformed into a cycleway and walkway.


Ekos finalist story

1 Nov 2016

Ekos is a rainforest carbon boutique – a social enterprise supplying carbon management services to New Zealand businesses.


Green Cabs finalist story

1 Nov 2016

Green Cabs started planting trees before its first car was even on the road.  In 2007, Green Cabs partnered with Trees for the Future to offset the impact of the company’s operations and fleet on the environment.


Ceres Organics finalist story

1 Nov 2016

Over 30 years ago, Ceres Organics began as an organic vegetable co-op and has grown to offer the most comprehensive range of organic products in Australasia.


Comvita finalist story

1 Nov 2016

Comvita is working in partnership with New Zealand landowners, including Iwi, to plant low-productive land areas with Manuka.


We Compost finalist story

1 Nov 2016

We Compost is a commercial collection infrastructure for compostable waste – specifically post-consumer food waste, paper handtowels and compostable packaging.



1 Nov 2016

Bokashi New Zealand provides a wide range of innovative organic and eco-friendly products throughout New Zealand.


Raw Essentials finalist story

31 Oct 2016

Raw Essentials is working with biological farmers and hunters to provide an affordable, species-appropriate diet for pets. The company’s nine retail shops sell nutrient-dense food, including a healing bone broth, which pets love to eat.

SBN is working with businesses in four transformation areas.
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